[ trans-loh-keyt, tranz- ]
/ trænsˈloʊ keɪt, trænz- /
verb (used with object), trans·lo·cat·ed, trans·lo·cat·ing.
to move or transfer from one place to another; cause to change location; displace; dislocate.
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a person who acts as though he or she knows everything and who dismisses the opinions, comments, or suggestions of others.
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Words nearby translocate
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British Dictionary definitions for translocate
/ (ˌtrænzləʊˈkeɪt) /
(tr) to move; displace
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Medical definitions for translocate
[ trăns-lō′kāt′, trănz- ]
To change from one place or one position to another; to displace.
To transfer a chromosomal segment to a new position; to cause to undergo translocation.
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